Average Bench: 66.5% (408th of 1335)

Based on 72,353 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 54%Average: 66.5% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7100 averaged 33.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 82.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 108Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7100 is 20%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-7100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 299Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 297Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 72,353 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.3 Memory 82.5 93.9
79.9 1-Core 108 118
147 2-Core 192 218
75.5% 128 Pts
Min Avg Max
200 4-Core 292 324
227 8-Core 297 325
40.2% 295 Pts
Min Avg Max
235 64-Core 299 328
20.1% 299 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz
Memory 89.8
1-Core 117
2-Core 176
78% 128 Pts
4-Core 327
8-Core 330
45% 328 Pts
64-Core 330
22% 330 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.5
1-Core 118
2-Core 205
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 321
44% 320 Pts
64-Core 317
21% 317 Pts
Socket 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.4
1-Core 118
2-Core 219
78% 136 Pts
4-Core 319
8-Core 318
44% 319 Pts
64-Core 323
22% 323 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.9
1-Core 116
2-Core 202
74% 130 Pts
4-Core 315
8-Core 318
43% 316 Pts
64-Core 318
21% 318 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,652,081 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $117 @ launch in Jan '17
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Typical Core i3-7100 Builds (Compare 6,283 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H110M-H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $395

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-7100 Processor (3M Cache, 3.90 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi3-7100
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.90 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i3 processor...

Added 5 years ago.

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10 days ago.

have been using this little monster for five years. I've played a lot of heavy stuff, but never tried Cyberpunk cause I really don't thing i'll get more than 40fps in it. But if you want a cpu to play at low, get this one. Just make sure to get another cooler because these 3.9 GHz together to the cooler box will make you room the hottest room in the house. I know because I used the cooler box for two years. Just get another cooler.


Good

1 month ago.

this is very good for doing usual web browsing. it can play 4k video, run google chrome very good and will almost never reach 100%.


Good

20 months ago.

This cpu is and i5 equivalent ~i5 7400 it worth and I recommand it!


Good

1 month ago.

Can run GTA 5, CS:GO, FORTNITE(160 fps) etc


Good

15 months ago.

for way cheaper the amd ryzen 3 2200g beats the crap out of this processor thus making the core i3 obsolete right now


Poor

18 months ago.

hate the fact it has 2 cores only


Good

3 years ago.

I have this cpu in my main gaming pc its a great budget gaming cpu


Excellent

11 months ago.

Its on of the best i3 processors and i have the processpr


Good

18 months ago.

beautiful option in cheap budget


Terrible

4 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

4 years ago.

it low for 4k


Average

2 years ago.

dpf-hp


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